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Where Blugold families come together

Your student's time away at college is full of lots of emotions—excitement, worry, hope. We want to make being a Blugold parent as easy as possible! Here, you'll find information on campus events, important deadlines and details on what UWEC is doing to ensure that your student has the best experience possible while on campus. 

Campus Resources

  • Advising, Retention + Career Center If students need help figuring out their schedule, career plans, internships or job searches, the ARCC is there to assist.
  • Newsletter Sign-Up Sign up for the Blugold Family Communication newsletter to stay informed on important reminders and dates throughout the academic year.
  • Housing + Dining Some of the most important aspects of campus life that students consider are housing and dining options. Here at UWEC we strive to offer Blugolds a variety of housing styles and dining facilities.
  • Blugold Central At Blugold Central students can find information on tasks related to registration and classes, financial aid and paying bills, parking and much more.
  • Events Calendar See what's happening on campus! There are countless events for your student to get involved.
  • COVID-19 Updates Learn more about the precautions and actions we are taking to ensure campus safety.
  • Get involved with UWEC!

    Join our parent Facebook group

    Receive updates from campus and connect with other Blugold families by joining our UW-Eau Claire Parents and Families Facebook group! 
    Join today

    Become a Parent & Family Ambassador

    Applications are being accepted for this new program until Oct. 31.
    Learn more and apply

    Blugold Success

    2022 CETS cohort with Fulbright alumna

    A history immersion for any student

    For many UW-Eau Claire students, studying abroad is an important goal, and faculty-led immersion opportunities provide just the right balance of time away and international education.

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    UW-Eau Claire is on the 2022 “Best of the Best” colleges and universities list from Campus Pride, the preeminent resource for tracking LGBTQ-friendly policies, programs and practices in higher education.

    'Best of the Best'

    For the fifth consecutive year, UW-Eau Claire is on the “Best of the Best” colleges and universities list from Campus Pride, the preeminent resource for tracking LGBTQ-friendly policies, programs and practices in higher education.

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    Tyler Bauer in the supercomputer cluster at CVTC

    New ways to compute

    The Blugold Center for High Performance Computing has grown not only in terms of hardware and technology capabilities, but also with a new full-time administrator, training workshops and daily coursework.

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    Ranked 2nd

    Most Livable College Town

    in the U.S.

    by SmartAsset in 2021

    In 2020-2021,

    89% of Blugolds

    had a job offer within a month of graduation

    Recognized as a

    National Leader

    in Study Abroad

    by the 2021 Open Doors Report of the Institute of International Education

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